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Hot Hits

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Sep. 17 – 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 17 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

National Philharmonic: Eroica & Beethoven

Strathmore
Sep. 21 – 22
“Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 18 – 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

Ray LaMontagne

Strathmore
Tue. Oct 15
LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.

Spotlights

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

Nemr

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5

Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13

Joe Chambers, M'Boom

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5
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